Tag Archives: Beach

Roaring Outfits

1 Feb

Hi Glamourites,

As I have previously stated I am definitely not a diehard football fan, however I do tune into the Superbowl to watch the famous half time show. This year the main act was Katy Perry along with Lenny Kravitz and Missy Eliott! I decided to do a post on Katy’s clothing choices, especially considering how impressive it was that in the 12 and half minute performance she pulled off four different outfits! I have always enjoyed following Katy’s fashion statements, I don’t always love them but I always admire her boldness and risk for trying the unexpected.

Hope you all had a relaxing Sunday whether you watched the super bowl or watching the good wife 😉

xx Glamour Planner

The dramatic entrance for the performance was extremely strong.katy2Her outfit was a 2 piece gold, orange and red fiery inspiration with 3D flames off the shoulders. Completed with her classic high pony, strong eyes and red lips.

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Outfit #2: Between the dancing sharks, beach balls and palm trees Katy dressed in a beachball motif bustier set with the beachball bra and sparkly custom LaDuca boots with 12,600 Swarovski crystals which were wore through out the performance.

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Outfit #3: With her performance with Missy she wore a simple jersey style zip up with 49 on the front symbolizing the 49th SuperBowl and her name on the back…plus lots of embroidered diamonds.

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Outfit #4: My favourite by far (I wonder why…bling bling)! For the final song Fireworks Katy is lifted up wearing an eye catching glitter ball gown designed by Jeremy Scott. Between all her outfits there were over 22,000 crystals.

Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show

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Skipping to Summer Style

29 May

Hi Glamourites,

I don’t know about you but I am more than ready for every day to be filled with hot sun, sand between my toes, and  a cold drink in my hand. Bring on summer! We have had a day or two of sunshine but I’m ready for Spring to pass along the torch to Summer! In saying that, I was hoping to do a wardrobe update and add some summer dresses. On a hot summer day or evening it’s so easy to slip on a dress and always looks very put together and cute! Here are some of my favourites – check them out xx Glamour Planner

The perfect beach dress to throw in your bag to use after a day at the beach!
SummerDressBlue

During summer it’s fun to add bright colours to your closet – somehow it makes you feel energized.

SummerDressorange

Love the asymmetrical hemline used here along with the abstract pattern.

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You can never go wrong with a little white dress anywhere and anytime in summer! The back scoop and lace adds a beautiful effect.

SummerDresswhite

The flare on this dress makes any afternoon more exciting!

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Not over yet

25 Aug

No, I refuse to believe that summer is over yet, because it’s NOT! Summer is my favourite season; I try and enjoy it to the fullest and for as long as possible. I love those long beach days relaxing under the hot sun and perfecting a tan; those days whenit stays light out until 10pm. These pictures capture what I feel summer is along with the fun it brings. Hope you all are enjoying these months and getting some adventures out in the sun xx Glamour Planner

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BoLD

4 Aug

Good Morning Glamourites!

I must apologize about the delay in posting the last little while but life has gotten a little busy as it sometimes does. That’s just the way summer is!  It is also one of my favourite times of the year and that is why I like to experiment and be more daring in my fashion choices.  It somehow feels like it is appropriate to be wearing BRIGHT and exciting clothing! Here are some of my BOLD fashion inspiration pictures that will hopefully push you to try something new this season. xx Glamour Planner

This is screaming BEACH FUN. Colour, colour, colour, never too much I say!
Bold|hatSo why not go all out with bangles? And bright clutch? And those stunner heels!
Bold|shoesThis Burberry jacket may not be totally summer but for those chilly evenings this dramatic piece will set you apart.
Bold|JacketThis skirt could not be anymore fun as it is bright. Can be changed around for many occasions!
Bold|skirtA little neon can never hurt…
Bold|necklace

Short ShortS

22 Jul

Hello Glamourites!

Hope you are all having a nice start to your week and the weather is as beautiful as it is for me! The sun is shinning and the birds are singing (well in my mind they are). I am also noticing a ton of stores having great sales on already for their summer collections, so a great time to get some deals and stock up on some summer clothing! Because of the heat lately I am loving my shorts, although I don’t have many, and have put these ones on my favourite list. Hopefully I will be able to expand my shorts wardrobe with these sales around. Hope you like my picks  xx Glamour Planner

I figured I should put my all-time favourite at the top… I NEED these. Yes need. The colouring is amazing and the added studs makes it a fantastic duo.
shortsgreenThese denim shorts I like because they look a little baggier which makes them comfy to run around in or for a casual event. Also being a little high waisted and circle studs makes them unique.
shortsstudWhite shorts are the classic summer fashion. Great for a beach afternoon, BBQ or shopping downtown.
shortswhiteFor a more formal attire you can go with a tweed material which feels more classy. Gold is always a solid choice for colour as you can always match it with whatever else you are in the mood for.
shortstweedLastly another denim, good old basic short. I thought the square stud detailing on the back was very cute and can be made casual or even higher fashion with some heels and a fun top.
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W&B

9 Jul

Good Morning Glamourites,

I believe that what sometimes can be most stunning and dramatic in fashion is all BLACK and WHITE. It makes an incredible contrast and also allows for a greater focus on the little details or textures of an outfit. These inspiring  fashion pictures are all things I would wear and love to own in my closet!

This outfit combines both the leather material in the skirt with a beautiful detailed lace top and ruffled sleeves, making a classic combo.

W&BlaceWOW. What more to say? This bathing suit is to die for (not literally -just to be clear) but the vintage suit style adding to the totally glam gems is a show stopper for the beach! W&BbathingsuitOf course going all white can really set off your particular hairstyle of the day or if you have fab black heels to show off. W&BallwhiteCan this get anymore glamourous, I think not! This one-of-a-kind black dress with asymmetrical lengths is a beauty within itself as well as perfectly setting off a statement belt like this one. W&BdressLastly, I just love Robert Downey Jr. W&BRobertDowneyJrIf you are liking all the white and black theme check out the White House & Black Market clothing line for more ideas & shopping! ~ http://www.whitehouseblackmarket.com/store/home.jsp?

Summer Yummy

5 Jul

Hello all Glamourites,

It’s FOOD FRIDAY! So naturally what is better than Summer and refreshing foods to go with it?! These three recipes are perfect for anytime in the summer for a BBQ, an afternoon at the beach or for picnic treats. Hope everyone is having a fabulous start to their weekend and will find some time to try out these summer inspired foods!

xx Glamour Planner

strawberry-margarita-cupcakes$!400xHow amazing do these look! Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes, a delicious combo of both a  drink and dessert! Plus the pretty pink colour is adorable for afternoon drinks or a picnic with the girls. Check out the full recipe here: http://www.stylemepretty.com/living/2013/06/21/strawberry-margarita-cupcakes/

Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes
PREP TIME
30 Minute/s
COOK TIME
2 Hour/s
TOTAL TIME
2 Hour/s 30 Minute/s

Ingredients

  • CUPCAKES
  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • Lime zest of one lime
  • 2-3tbs orange liqueur
  • 3 eggs
  • FROSTING
  • 4 egg whites (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 sticks butter (at room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup strawberry preserves
  • Juice of one lime
  • 2-3 Tbsp. Tequila
  • Pink food coloring
  • Sliced lime & zest for garnish

Instructions

  1. For your cupcakes, preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl for 2 minutes until thoroughly blended. Place cupcake liners into cupcake pan and fill each cup ¾ full with cake mixture. Bake for 18 mins. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. For your frosting, mix the egg whites and sugar in a standing mixer on high for 7-15 minutes, until stiff peaks form.
  4. Turn the mixer to a low speed and add in the butter, strawberry preserves, lime juice, tequila, and food coloring. This will turn the frosting somewhat soupy and separated, but it will come back together after mixing again.
  5. Turn the mixer back up to high and mix for another 3-8 minutes, until icing is fluffy and somewhat stiff. If you’re still having trouble, try putting it in the fridge for 10 mins and then mixing again.
  6. Frost the cupcakes with a large round tip and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Garnish with a slice of lime and a sprinkle of zest. For a little extra kick, you can sprinkle on some sea salt.StrawberryMargaritaCupcake
Lobster Avocado Salad

This salad just looks like summer, the fresh colours of the lobster and avocado make it almost too good to eat!

Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

  • ½ lemon (juice and zest if you like)
  • Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Vinegar
  • 5 Tablespoons Olive Oil

Salad

  • Lettuce
  • Avocado
  • Pre-cooked Lobster
  • Red onion
  • Parmesan Cheese lobstersalad
Pina Colada Popsicles

These homemade popsicles are just what you need on a hot day under the sun to cool down and enjoy a tasty treat….also it’s health friendly!

Blend and freeze the following ingredients (don’t forget the sticks!): ~Makes 6 servings~

  • 1 can Pineapple chunks, in juice
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 can Coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract

Calories: 117 per pop

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Summer Picnic

11 Jun

Good Evening Glamourites,

With the sun shinning today and the warmth of the sun it made me extremely excited about all the summer adventures to come! One of those being PICNICS! I am looking forward to packing yummy food and drinks, grabbing a blanket and going to the beach, garden or mountain for a delicious picnic with friends. Here are some beautiful picnic setup’s I thought would be adorable to plan for a dinner party inspiration or afternoon lemonade with friends.

xx Glamour Planner

 

This cute idea with the tent on the beach piles of pillows just looks like a relaxing and fun filled afternoon picnic!

Beach Picnic

Beach Picnic

This picnic atmosphere is picturesque for a rustic farm field at the picnic table with wild flowers, lace table cloth and plastic cups (a must for outdoors).

Picnic Table

Picnic Table

This is my favourite picnic layout with the all bright colours along with flowers and big pillows for seating!

Colourful Picnic

Colourful Picnic

Finally, what is a picnic without a yummy (and easy) dessert! Take a look at these Strawberry Hand Pies which are easy to eat and also cutlery free. Continue here to Country Living for the recipe: http://www.countryliving.com/recipefinder/strawberry-hand-pies-recipe-clv0712

Strawberry Hand Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

Fashion Friday Faves!

31 May

Hello Glamorites!!

Seeing as it is fashion friday I put together a little collection of my favourite pintrest pics I have seen over the course of this week. With summer right around the corner I am getting this craving to go shopping and update my whole wardrobe! I wish I could plant a money tree….back on topic, take a browse through the pictures and let me know if you have any comments/likes/dislike!

Thanks all and stay glam xx Glamour Planner

These simple thin rings in black, gold and silver stacked onto several fingers just looks so trendy! But with this total fashionista vibe….loving!

Staked Rings

Staked Rings

To me this dress is the complete summer’s “little white dress”…the pearl and lace detailing is fabulously vintage and the contemporary ribbon makes it picture perfect.

Little White Dress

Little White Dress

I need to have these Guess by Marciano heels in my closet! The gold touch around the ankle gives the shoe such an edgy and unique look that will work with any bright or neutral summer outfit.

Black + Gold Heels

Black + Gold Heels

Lastly we have to have a splash of colour somewhere…This cute sun hat is just ideal for running around doing errands or an afternoon at the beach. It adds some personality to your outfit or a pop of colour!

Sun Hat

Sun Hat